political organization of quote:(((speaker john boehner gfx)))"...colluding with special-interest allies across the country to demagogue reform-minded governors who are making the tough choices thattthe president is avviding." not lost inn all of this is the fact wisconsin is a battleground state, which mr. obama has visited 7 times, and union workers are a critical component of his base. ohio is another battleground, where mm. obama is viiiting next week, and may be the next place to have a similar battle ohio's new governoo says it's about revitalizing and saving the buckeye state. kasich says: "we have been getting killld out here in terms of economic growth, job loss, loss of population, loss of fleeing the state." this is not the first time mr. obama has inserted himself into an issue that appeared to be a state or local issue. in 2009, the president weighed in on the arrest of harvard professor henry louis gates by the cambridge massachusetts police, and said the police acted stupidly. the result offthat comment was the infamous beer summit.